SVP NEWS


Group Presents Annual Economic Report

Posted on July 18, 2019

For full Daily News-Record article, click here. Date: July 18, 2019 HARRISONBURG — The Shenandoah Valley Partnership, a regional economic development program sponsored by James Madison University, presented its annual report on Wednesday at Blue Ridge Community College’s Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center in Weyers Cave. In the report, the group celebrated the creation of […]

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Business Development Manager Joins SVP Team

Posted on July 11, 2019

Date: July 9, 2019 The Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP) is pleased to welcome Travis Carter to the SVP team as the Business Development Manager. In this role, Travis is responsible for managing projects and developing and implementing a lead generation strategy to successfully meet SVP’s performance goals. Travis has a strong background in food manufacturing, […]

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InDemand Series: Maintenance Mechanic

Posted on July 9, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: July 10, 2019   WHSV – In this week’s look at InDemand jobs in the Valley, we’re featuring careers in mechanical work. Jonathan Kisamore, a maintenance mechanic apprentice at Tenneco in Harrisonburg, took a passion for mechanics and turned it into a career. “From a kid on, I’ve […]

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InDemand Series: Network Engineer

Posted on June 26, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: June 25, 2019   WHSV – It’s a technological job that you can thrive in if you describe yourself as a “people person.” “Some people see computer jobs as ‘sit at your desk all day,’ working on computers,” said Josh King, a network engineer with IT Decisions. “That’s not […]

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Local Warehouse Company Receives Grant to Expand Rail Transportation

Posted on June 24, 2019

For full WHSV video, click here. Date: June 24, 2019 ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — A grant for a warehouse company in Rockingham County could help alleviate congestion on interstates across the state. New cold storage facility in Rockingham County | Credit: WHSV Interchange is in the process of building a new cold storage facility in Rockingham […]

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Stable Craft Brewing Announces New Line of Craft Ciders: Brewery to Expand into Farm-winery Operation

Posted on June 13, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2019 Augusta County Economic Development & TourismContact: Amanda Glover, Director of Economic DevelopmentPhone: (540) 245-5619E-mail: aglover@co.augusta.va.us WAYNESBORO, VA – Stable Craft Brewing, Augusta County’s only farm brewery, is adding a line of craft ciders to its product offerings.  With an investment over $200,000 and six new jobs, Stable Craft will […]

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InDemand Series: Licensed Practical Nurse

Posted on June 12, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: June 11, 2019   At some point in our lives, we cross paths with nurses, as they help us through the world of health care. Nurse Krista McKean can thank a nurse she met as a teenager for guiding her on her career path. “When I was 13 […]

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InDemand Series: Chef

Posted on May 28, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 28, 2019   WHSV – Our InDemand job segment continues with a hands on job that allows you to get creative and work on a team to give people a unique and tasty experience. “It’s always been a challenge for me, and I’m learning everyday,” said Chef […]

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InDemand Series: Diesel Technician

Posted on May 15, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 14, 2019   WHSV – Ben Siron became interested in the diesel tech field when he was in middle school. He is now solving problems with all kinds of vehicles at Excel Truck Group in Weyers Cave. “The thing I like most about my job is just […]

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Hershey announces $104 million expansion of Augusta County plant

Posted on May 9, 2019

For full WHSV article and video, click here. Date: May 9, 2019 WHSV – Governor Ralph Northam stopped by the Shenandoah Valley for the second time this week to announce an expansion of the Hershey manufacturing facility in Stuarts Draft. “For more than thirty years, The Hershey Company has continued to grow in Augusta County, […]

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